John H. Lapidus DMD

John H. Lapidus, Belmont DentistDr. Lapidus is a general dentist for adults and children. He has a particular interest in Prosthodontics -- the restoration and replacement of natural teeth to maximize function, comfort, appearance and overall oral health.


1981, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
1978, Tufts University

Professional Appointments

  • Clinical instructor, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Restorative Dentistry, 1991 to present
  • Associate Clinical instructor, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Oral Diagnosis, 1991 to present
  • Chief Dental Consultant, The McLean Hospital, Belmont Massachusetts
  • Guest lecturer at Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Member of DOCS, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation

  • Academy of General Dentistry

  • American Dental Association

  • Massachusetts Dental Society

  • Middlesex Dental Society

On a Personal Note

Dr. Lapidus follows his father, Dr. Charles Lapidus, and grandfather, Dr. Frank Lapidus, as the third generation to enter the dental profession.

Dr.Lapidus lives in Newton with his wife Randi. His daughter Nicki recently received a Masters in Public Health at Yale University and works as a health care consultant at Price Waterhouse Coopers. His daughter Stephanie is a senior at Tufts University. An avid golfer, Dr Lapidus also enjoys sailing with his daughters and playing tennis. Dr. Lapidus values health and the enjoyment of life. He discusses his patients needs with them while asking himself, "What would I want for myself?"

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  • Our dentists are Clinical Instructors at Harvard Dental School
  • Extended Hours on Weekends and Evenings
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